Dr Jennifer Palmer
Dr Palmer is Deputy Director of the Health Humanitarian Crises Centre and a social scientist based part-time in the Maternal & Newborn Health Group within the Centre for Maternal Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH) at LSHTM. She is also based part-time at the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Jen is broadly interested in the implementation of health programmes in conflict-affected and emergency settings. Jen received a PhD and MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases from LSHTM as well as a BSc, Hon in Microbiology & Immunology from McGill University. She has also worked with non-governmental organisations in post-conflict and emergency contexts in Africa and Asia.
Dr Palmer pursues two main research streams: reproductive health and sleeping sickness, both predominantly in humanitarian crisis settings.